Gage, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 441 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 
Males: 227  (51.6%)
Females: 214  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 73843.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,484 (it was $25,795 in 2000)
Gage:

$39,484
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,556 (it was $15,706 in 2000)

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,729 (it was $26,400 in 2000)
Gage:

$59,729
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $44,400; Detached houses: $47,906; Mobile homes: $12,847

Median gross rent in 2012: $447.

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  • White alone - 400 (90.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (3.6%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.5%)

Races in Gage detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gage: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.8%), English (13.8%), United States (8.4%), Irish (5.2%), Greek (3.7%), Dutch (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2136 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,062 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Gage:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gage town:

  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 65.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.3%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $224 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $250 (0.4%)

Gage satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Canadian, OK (126.9 miles , pop. 61,645).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (137.3 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (296.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Northeast Ellis, OK (2.5 miles ), Shattuck, OK (2.7 miles ), Northwest Ellis, OK (2.8 miles ), Fargo, OK (2.9 miles ), Arnett, OK (3.6 miles ), South Ellis, OK (3.7 miles ), Higgins, TX (4.5 miles ), Fort Supply, OK (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000

Latitude: 36.32 N, Longitude: 99.76 W

Area code: 580

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Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.8%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-3.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Extraction workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

Work and jobs in Gage: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Gage, Oklahoma

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Tornado activity:

Gage-area historical tornado activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/21/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the Gage town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1987, a category F3 tornado 16.3 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gage-area historical earthquake activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 234.5 miles away from Gage center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 281.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 130.3 miles away from Gage center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 161.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ellis County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Gage:

  • SHATTUCK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SHATTUCK, OK)
  • NEWMAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SHATTUCK, OK)

Airports located in Gage:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gage:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 80 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 117 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 132 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 136 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,784)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 136 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 137 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,547)
  • Oklahoma Christian University (about 138 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 2,173)

Public high school in Gage:

Public elementary/middle school in Gage:

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Notable location: Gage Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Gage: First Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Lakeside Motel (Highway 15).

Ellis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gage and their reported violations in the past:

GAGE (Population served: 429, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2013)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.0%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 5.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.6%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Gage compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Gage (2011 data):

  • Oklahoma State Bank: Gage Branch at 506 North Main Street, branch established on 1924/08/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $48.8 mil, Deposits: $45.1 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, OK, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Buffalo Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Gage travel time to work - commute Gage mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gage town (based on Ellis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 80.61%
Here: 80.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents42.4%29.1%6.9%4.5%3.6%
Congregations16.7%20.8%12.5%8.3%4.2%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents3.2%3.1%2.5%1.6%3.0%
Congregations8.3%12.5%4.2%4.2%8.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Ellis County:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Ellis County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Ellis County:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ellis County:

29.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,396$28,7521$512
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$489
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,484
Water Supply 2$4,012$24,0720$0
Totals for Government 3$6,408$25,6329$2,485

Gage government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $122,000 ($276.64)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $52,000 ($117.91)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($11.34)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $80,000 ($181.41)

Gage government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($6.80)
    General Support: $1,000 ($2.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $22,000 ($49.89)
    Rents: $12,000 ($27.21)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($24.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $74,000 ($167.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($2.27)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $42,000 ($95.24)
    Public Utilities: $12,000 ($27.21)
    NEC: $11,000 ($24.94)

Gage government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $342,000 ($775.51)

7.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.87%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Woodward County, OK  1.65% ($22,545 average AGI)


8.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.08%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Woodward County, OK  2.17% ($43,552 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gage:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KSIW (1450 AM; 1 kW; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: FUCHS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gage:

  • KWOX (101.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: OMNI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZE (92.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: FM 92 BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KWFX (93.5 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: CLASSIC COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KWDQ (102.3 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: CLASSIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJOV (90.7 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO. INC.)
  • K210BQ (89.9 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • K204EQ (88.7 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K300AH (107.9 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KAZY (95.9 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: SHAFFER COMMUNICATIONS GROUP)
  • K202DC (88.3 FM; SHATTUCK, OK; Owner: ELLIS COUNTY TRANSLATOR COMMITTEE)

TV broadcast stations around Gage:

  • KOMI-LP (Channel 24; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: 101 TELEVISION)
  • K18BV (Channel 18; MAY, ETC., OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K20BR (Channel 20; GAGE, ETC., OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K22BR (Channel 22; MAY, ETC., OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K16DX (Channel 16; GAGE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR INC.)

Gage fatal accident list:

Sep 6, 1992 02:30 AM, 46main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gage)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 15 Mi N Shattuck 4.5 Mi W 1 Mi N .5 Mi E (Lat: 36.507250 Lon: -99.952361), Call Sign: WRR238, Licensee ID: L00066300
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/1999, Expiration Date: 12/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2002
    Registrant: Herb Hiner, Rt 2 Box 74, Gage, OK 73843, Phone: (405) 938-2648
  • Lat: 36.327167 Lon: -99.755667, Call Sign: WPZZ515
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.950 MHz, 466.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2004, Expiration Date: 04/15/2014, Certifier: James Dern
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • GAGE, 3.2 Km East Of (Lat: 36.319639 Lon: -99.712611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 102.1 m, Overall height: 106.3 m, Call Sign: WPVM327
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/26/2012, Expiration Date: 07/15/2022, Certifier: Richard A Ruhl
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • ACP402, Lat: 36.304417 Lon: -99.756750, Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQLG431
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted
    Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:
  • Gage, 2 Miles East Of (Lat: 36.319667 Lon: -99.712639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 102.1 m, Overall height: 106.3 m, Call Sign: WQNH513
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Certifier: Richard A Ruhl
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gage)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Gage

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gage, OK
Most common first names in Gage, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1172.0 years
John1080.0 years
Charles880.7 years
Hazel781.7 years
Ethel683.4 years
Raymond671.5 years
Robert674.0 years
James583.0 years
Frank573.8 years
Arthur576.0 years
Most common last names in Gage, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fields1880.3 years
Poindexter785.3 years
Woods786.5 years
Drake686.0 years
Harrell681.8 years
Miller582.6 years
Brown585.6 years
Shafer580.2 years
Morris575.4 years
Hamaker578.6 years
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